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Old 04-29-2013, 01:12 PM   #1
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Lift Kit with limited budget

Hi all,

Thinking about getting a 2 -3" lift on a 98 TJ. I have a limited budget and do not want to have to change out brake cables. Any suggestions regarding a good quality product without breaking my $400 (without installation) budget?

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Old 04-29-2013, 01:18 PM   #2
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Zone 3" lift! It's alittle higher than your 400 dollar limit but it would be worth saving up alittle extra cash. Another thing that is not NEEDED but is suggested is the JKS adjustable front track bar it's about 200 dollars. The zone kit comes with adjustment brackets for them both the rear one is solid but the front one requires drilling which weakens the mounting point and can cause failures under stress. If you don't offroad at all you should be ok with the bracket.

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Old 04-29-2013, 03:27 PM   #3
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X2, go for the zone. You will be pleased, just installed it on mine and i love it. You could do a 2 in spacer and 1 inch body for about 250 but i would highly recommend saving just a tad more for the zone 3 inch. Youll be glad you did. And contact Allen (username AOR) hes a sponsoring vendor and gives great deals to forum members, its where i bought mine and saved a bunch of money
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3 inch Zone suspension lift, Rubicon Express adjustable front track bar, 1.25 inch body lift.
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Old 04-29-2013, 03:29 PM   #4
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Old 04-29-2013, 03:30 PM   #5
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Talk to Big J from quicklyparts I think he has the lowest prices on zone and RC suspensions I just ordered mine for less than 400
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Old 04-29-2013, 06:50 PM   #6
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2 inch budget boost, 1 inch body lift. Put aside an afternoon and you'll still have $150ish left over

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